CV 

Education

2020- current Banking College (WSB)  Chorzów, BA in Business Management

 

2016 - 2020  Robert Gordon University- Gray's School of Art, First-class honours Painting BA (Hons); Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

2019- Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Painting Studio of Marek Meduna and Petr Dub

 

2010 - 2016 Secondary and High School of Fine Art (Ogólnokształcąca Szkoła Sztuk Pięknych); Katowice, Poland; Specialization and diploma in silversmithing

 

Awards and exhibitions:

Zuzanna's works can be found in private collections in Poland, Hong Kong, Germany, England, Scotland, Italy, Czech Republic, Iceland, and the USA.

Awards:

-The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award at the New English Art Club Annual Exhibition 2021, June 2021, Mall Galleries, London, UK.

- The Velvet Easel Gallery Award; June 2021, Paisley Art Institute

- de Laszo Foundation Prize Highly Commended April 2021, Mall Galleries, London.

- The Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross scholarship 2020

- BP Fine Art Distinction  Award, Gray's Degree Show 2020; July 2020

- Scottish Artists’ Benevolent Association Award; Royal Scottish Academy annual exhibition 2020

-  2nd Prize BGF & EY Painting Exhibition; November 9th- 16th.Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, UK; Selected Group show

- 5th place in II stage of Nationwide review of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. January 2015; Katowice, Poland. Selected Group Show

- One of the 3 representatives of ZSP Katowice that won the Nationwide review of drawings, paintings, and sculptures in the macro southwest region; January 2015. Katowice, Poland

- 3rd Prize in XVII Przeglad Sztuki Nieprofesjonalnej, November 2015; Centrum Kultury Ślaskiej; Świętochłowice, Poland; Selected Group show.

- Honorable Prize in 16th International Drawing Festival Zabrze; October 2013; Centrum Kultury Katowice; Selected group show. 

Exhibitions:

2021:

- The Royal Academy of Arts  Summer Exhibition 2021; 22nd September- 2nd January 2021, The Royal Academy, London, UK- Selected Artist, Selected Group Show

 

-The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award at the New English Art Club Annual Exhibition 2021, June 2021, Mall Galleries, London, UK.

 

- The New English Art Club Annual Exhibition 2021; 25th June-3rdJuly,  Mall Galleries, London, UK. Selected group show

- Aberdeen Artists Society Summer Exhibition 2021; 11th June- 29th August, Online, Aberdeen, UK, Selected Group show

- The Velvet Easel Gallery Award; June 2021, Paisley Art Institute

 

- Paisley Art Institute Scottish Drawing Competition 2021; 4th -26th June; ArtSpace37, Paisley, UK. Selected group show.

Pushing out the Boat  Issue 16  (North- East Scotland's Magazine of New Writing and the Visual Arts); May 2021; Aberdeen, UK, Selected group publication

 

- 195th Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2021; 2nd April- 30th May; Edinburgh, UK; Selected group show

 

- Royal Society of British Artists; 15th April- 24th April, Mall Galleries, London, UK. Selected group show

- de Laszo Foundation Prize Highly Commended April 2021, Mall Galleries, London.

 

- Four Pillars; 27t February- 3rd April; Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland, UK. Selected group show

2020:

- 30x30 Society of Scottish Artists (online edition); 26th November- 20th December

 

- Figuratively Speaking virtual exhibition; 30th October; Selected group show

-Aberdeen Artists Society; Aberdeen Art Fair; 30th October-30th December; Online Show; Aberdeen, UK;  Selected Group show

- The Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross scholarship 2020

- BP Fine Art Distinction  Award, Gray's Degree Show 2020; July 2020

- Gray's School of Art Online Degree show 2020; 10th-19th  July

- Scottish Artists’ Benevolent Association Award; Royal Scottish Academy annual exhibition 2020

- 194th Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2020; Edinburgh, UK; Selected group show

- Paisley Art Institute 132nd Annual exhibition 2020; Paisley, UK; Selected Group Show

- Gradcurate Summer 2020 Exhibition; Edinburgh, UK; Group show

- Coming Home; Aberdeen Artists Society in Aberdeen Art Gallery online exhibition; Aberdeen, UK.

- On the Table online exhibition; MARRAM Arts; 22th May- 1st September; Selected Group Show

- Art's and Acts Virtual Exhibition; Aberdeen, UK.

-  Postcards from Home; Friends Grampian Hospitals Art Trust, Aberdeen, UK.

- Gray's School of Art 4th year panting exhibition; 15th-29th February. Edinburgh Palette, Edinburgh, UK; Group show

- Printmakers 016 online exhibition; 30th April- 2nd July

- Spectra Catalyst Bursary; February. Aberdeen, UK. 

- Permanent display of works in IX Chester Hotel on Queen's Rd; Aberdeen, UK.

-Permanent display of works in Cafe Harmony; Bon-accord Terrace; Aberdeen,UK.

2019:

Absolwenci; 20th- 29th October. Centrum Kultury Ślaskiej Zgoda, Świętochłowice, Poland; Selected Group Show

-Trouvaille; September 18th- October 2nd. Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, UK; Selected Group Show.

 

- Aberdeen Artists Society; Aberdeen Art Fair 30th of August- 1st of September Aberdeen Music Hall; Aberdeen, UK;  Selected Group show

-Gray’s Outlet; August 2nd -4th. Belmont Film House, Aberdeen, UK.; Group show

 

-Letní klauzury AVU / Dny otevřených dveří; May 30th- June 2nd. Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic; Selected Group show

2018:

    

-  2nd Prize BGF & EY Painting Exhibition; November 9th- 16th.Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, UK; Selected Group show


-  5 minutes of being lost July 1st - August 31st. Artkwarium, Sosnowiec, Poland; Solo exhibition

​-SMORG:ARTS: BORD; May 30th- June 6th; Belmont Film House, Aberdeen, UK; Group show

 

- SNAP; 27th April; Ruthrierston Community Centre, Aberdeen, UK; Group show

 

- Yet to be Titled; February 2nd; OT Projektarium, Berlin, Germany; Group show

2017:

 

'24'; 28th of April; Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen. UK; Group show

2016:

- Dyplomy 2016; Exhibition of graduates in the specialization of painting, drawing, graphics, metalwork and jewelry. April 2016. Zespoł Szkół Plastycznych Katowice, Poland. Selected group show.

 - 3:3; March 2016; Zespoł Szkół Plastycznych Katowice, Poland. Selected group show.

2015: 

 

- 5th place in II stage of Nationwide review of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. January 2015; Katowice, Poland. Selected Group Show

- One of the 3 representatives of ZSP Katowice that won the Nationwide review of drawings, paintings, and sculptures in the macro southwest region; January 2015. Katowice, Poland

- One of the 20 selected artists in the III stage of Nationwide review of drawings, paintings, and sculptures; May 2015; Dłużew, Poland.

 

-Solo show in Galeria 1; September 2015; Zespół Szkół Plastycznych; Katowice, Poland. 

 

-Scholarship of the Mayor of Świętochłowice, Poland 2014/2015

- 3rd Prize in XVII Przeglad Sztuki Nieprofesjonalnej, November 2015; Centrum Kultury Ślaskiej; Świętochłowice, Poland; Selected Group show.

2014:

- Absolwenci; November 2014; Szkola Podstawowa nr1, Świętochłowice, Poland; Selected Group shows

2013:

- Honorable Prize in 16th International Drawing Festival Zabrze; October 2013; Centrum Kultury Katowice; Selected group show. 

Artistic experience:

- Member of Scottish Artists Society

- Member of Aberdeen Artists Society

- Gray's Mobile Art School; Volunteer, February 2020. Aberdeen, UK.

- Peacock Visual Arts; Volunteer, January 2020- July 2020. Aberdeen, UK.

- SLAAC (Sustaining Life as an Artist) 9-months program organized by Creative Scotland; Participant, February 2020- present. Aberdeen, UK.

- Spectra Festival of Light; Volunteer Production Assistant, February 2020. Aberdeen, UK. 

- TONIC Aberdeen Art Gallery Late; Volunteer, January 2020. Aberdeen, UK.

- HAAN Design Pop-up Market; Volunteer, Aberdeen Art Gallery, December 2020. Aberdeen, UK.

Media and articles:

-Art News, ArtMag issue 166, 4 June 2021, page 15. 

 

-Tatha Gallery's Pillars of Excellence, artmag.co.uk  17th February 2021, David White https://artmag.co.uk/tatha-gallerys-pillars-of-excellence/

 

-The Graduates, Four Pillars, Artsy.net, 1st March 2021 https://www.artsy.net/show/tatha-gallery-the-graduates-four-pillars?sort=partner_show_position

- The next generation of artists star in Fife gallery's exhibition, thecourier.co.uk, 13th March 2021, Jennifer McLaren; https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/lifestyle/2036221/the-next-generation-of-artists-star-in-fife-gallerys-exhibition/

- Art reviews:  Edinburgh, Our City, Joyce Gunn Cairns, The Graduates; The Scotsman, 7th March 2021 Susan Mansfield https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-culture/art/art-reviews-edinburgh-our-city-joyce-gunn-cairns-the-graduates-3157295

 

-The Graduates Four Pillars Review: Fresh talents shine through the screen; The Times, 1st March 2021, Giles Sutherland https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-graduates-four-pillars-review-fresh-talents-shine-through-the-screen-mrfwtbm5r

 

-THE FOUR PILLARS AT TATHA GALLERY SUPPORTING ART GRADUATES; Scottish Field, 26th of February 2021 https://www.scottishfield.co.uk/culture/the-four-pillars-at-tatha-gallery-supporting-art-graduates/

 

- RGU Zuzanna Salamon Ba (Hons) Painting ; rgu.ac.uk/news; 15 August 2020

 https://www.rgu.ac.uk/news/graduation-stories/zuzanna-salamon-ba-hons-painting?fbclid=IwAR14qzfYayBvHAgJi2lqxf2d4rTJbTUe2XGgdRPzCGjl_i94HqZRXyBYkXQ

 

-Virtual Degree Show Zuzanna Salamon: YouTube RGU:TV  13 July 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFi1PtFVxG8

 

- Art Review:Gray's School of Art Degree Show 2020; The Scotsman, 18 July 2020: https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-culture/art/art-review-grays-school-art-degree-show-2020-2917422?fbclid=IwAR2vojCrPlUpQyEn2wIYExOd-d_YVRhwZAtzqQ-43aoWUprYxmsQkqIOHAc

 

-Arts n'Acts virtual exhibition;  https://artsnacts.weebly.com/?fbclid=IwAR1JvLbsCKSQXCjhsU2My07l9hChuGmdNCUcmjFB0MNbbp7ingWLnKQmToU

 

 

Student showcase is the reel deal at north-east university';  Evening express, 3 August 2019. 

https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/student-showcase-is-the-reel-deal-at-north-east-university/?fbclid=IwAR2B8KzZdIK4uve-psoQyFgfNenhs9JXZZXyV5xjF8FbVCpnqhZq7wbgBY8

BGF and EY come together to celebrate Aberdeen’s artistic talent in new exhibition; Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce, 9 November 2018.

https://www.agcc.co.uk/news-article/bgf-and-ey-come-together-to-celebrate-aberdeens-artistic-talent-in-new-exhibition?fbclid=IwAR3zQSF8dA4cUrf6y1kcRMl9X3j3kBe8bDBmosUeoAFK2CNr71pblyfxk3g

- IX Ogólnopolski Przegląd z Rysunku Malarstwa i Rzeźby; ZSP Katowice, 11 march 2015.  https://www.plastyk.katowice.pl/archiwum-wiadomosci/412-ix-ogolnopolski-przeglad-z-rysunku-malarstwa-i-rzezby